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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. smartness

    Liveliness and sprightliness are pleasant and commendable; smartness is a limited and showy acuteness or shrewdness, usually with unfavorable suggestion; pertness and sauciness are these qualities overdone, and regardless of the respect due to superiors. Impertinence and impudence may be gross and stupid; pertness and sauciness are always vivid and keen. Compare IMPUDENCE.

    Synonyms:
    boldness, briskness, flippancy, forwardness, impertinence, impudence, liveliness, pertness, sauciness, sprightliness

    Antonyms:
    bashfulness, demureness, diffidence, humility, modesty, shyness

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. smart, smarting, smartnessnoun

    a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

    Synonyms:
    smart, stylishness, last word, alacrity, chichi, chicness, brightness, cleverness, chic, smarting, swank, modishness, briskness

  2. brightness, cleverness, smartnessnoun

    intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty

    Synonyms:
    swank, smart, ingenuity, chichi, alacrity, brightness level, chic, last word, briskness, inventiveness, luminosity, cleverness, stylishness, smarting, luminousness, luminance, light, brightness, chicness, modishness, ingeniousness

  3. chic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, last wordnoun

    elegance by virtue of being fashionable

    Synonyms:
    smart, stylishness, last word, alacrity, chichi, chicness, brightness, cleverness, chic, smarting, swank, modishness, briskness

  4. alacrity, briskness, smartnessnoun

    liveliness and eagerness

    "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"

    Synonyms:
    smart, stylishness, alacrity, chichi, chicness, last word, brightness, briskness, chic, smarting, swank, modishness, cleverness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    sharpness, keenness, poignancy, pungency

  2. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    vigor, force, energy

  3. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    liveliness, briskness, vivacity, agility, nimbleness, quickness, alertness, spryness, activity, sprightliness

  4. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    expertness, dexterity, cleverness

  5. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    wit, wittiness, acuteness, aptness

  6. smartnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    spruceness, trimness

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How to use smartness in a sentence?

  1. George Burns:

    Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.


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